Wagner Orthodontics – Board Certified Orthodontist

Dr. Rudolph “Rudy” Wagner grew up in the “Island of Enchantment” — Puerto Rico, and is a Board Certified Orthodontist full of charm. Born in Florida and raised in Puerto Rico, Dr. Wagner completed his undergraduate and Dental School studies at the University of Puerto Rico. Subsequently, completed a General Practice residency in Pennsylvania, followed by practicing as a General Dentist in North Carolina. He later moved to his hometown, Guaynabo, PR, to complete his Orthodontic Residency and Masters in Sciences at his Alma Mater, University of Puerto Rico, School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Wagner has been in private practice ever since. Most recently in Wesley Chapel, and currently in Palm Harbor, Florida.

Dr. Wagner is committed to providing the best treatment experience to his patients, utilizing the latest cutting-edge technology. “Few people like going to the dentist, I want to change that. I want them to enjoy their experience with us.” Dr. Wagner and his team at Wagner Orthodontics treat patients as their extended family, dedicating the time needed to get to know each patient and their families, and developing personalized, unique and effective treatment plans based on each patient’s needs and concerns. At Wagner Orthodontics, you will find the most advanced orthodontic technology that helps personalize each treatment, such as the iTero 5D Scanner to create 3D virtual models of patient’s teeth and occlusion, Invisalign aligners and Lightforce custom braces that are 3D printed to perfectly fit each individual tooth for a more effective and efficient treatment. They’ve also incorporated the Dental Monitoring platform that allows for efficient virtual patient care and less office visits for our patients’ busy schedules.

Dr. Wagner has been named one of the 2022 “40 Under 40” by Incisal Edge dental lifestyle magazine, recognizing America’s finest young dental practitioners. “I am truly humbled to be chosen as 2022 Tampa Style’s Dentists of the Year by our patients and the Tampa Bay community. This has been an incredible year. It is certainly amazing to have the support of my team and community.” 

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Dr. Luz D. Visbal (Endodontist and avid runner), and two kids, Rudy and Marina. They enjoy going to the beach, boating, playing basketball and football, and spending quality time together.